Shilpa Shinde is a well-known Indian television star. After her portrayal of Angoori Bhabhi in Bhabhi Ji Ghar Par Hai, she became a household name. She was a celebrity contestant when she joined the Bigg Boss 11 (2017) house and went on to win the season. Let’s take a look at her age, personal life, work experience, and other information.
Shilpa Shinde is a Mumbai-based actress who is 40 years old (born August 28, 1977). Despite her ambition to be a film star, she opted for a career in television. After playing Angoori Bhabhi in Bhabhi Ji Ghar Par Hai, she became a household name. Through her tenure in the Bigg Boss 11 (2017) house, she gained even more fame.
She stands 5′ 4″ tall and has been posted on social media for being overweight (around 65 kilograms).
Family, Caste & Boyfriend
She is from a Mumbai-based middle-class Scheduled Caste Hindu-Marathi family. Her father, who died in 2013, was a High Court Judge. Her mother is a stay-at-home mom.
In 2007, she starred in the television series Maayka, in which she fell in love with her co-star Romit Raj. In fact, they were supposed to marry in Goa, but it was postponed at the last minute due to Shilpa’s problems with Romit’s family.
Shilpa had always wanted to be an actress, but her family was opposed to her ambition. She holds a bachelor’s degree in psychology. Despite this, she began her acting career in Marathi and Telugu films, but was unsuccessful. She then decided to pursue a career in television serials, and in 2002, she debuted as a negative character in the serial Bhabhi.
She rose to prominence after portraying Angoori Bhabhi in &TV’s comedy serial Bhabhi Ji Ghar Par Hai in 2015.
Her catchphrases like “Sahi Pakde Hain,” “Ladoo Ke Bhaiya,” and “Haye Daiya,” as well as her poor English skills, made her the show’s most lovable character.
She entered politics on February 5, 2019, when she joined Rahul Gandhi’s Indian National Congress (INC) in Mumbai.
Her fairytale journey in Bhabhi Ji Ghar Par Hai came to an end in March 2016, when she left the show and filed a sexual harassment complaint against the show’s producer, Sanjay Kohli. She also sued the producer, CINTAA, and the Indian Films and Television Producers’ Council for defamation (IFTPC). Raj Thackeray, the MNS chief, lent her his support. Her departure had such an impact on the show that it saw a drop in viewership after she left.
- Shilpa is a shopaholic who collects Ritu Kumar embroidery saris. She also enjoys wearing jeans and tops, but she avoids wearing anything too flashy.
- Her most expensive purchase was a sari that cost her $25,000 dollars.
Sachin Khedekar, a Marathi actor, and Salman Khan, a Bollywood superstar, are two of her favourite actors. Kajol is her all-time favourite actress.
- She is a big fan of the Indian women’s cricket team, especially Mithali Raj, Harmanpreet Kaur, and Smriti Mandhana.
- She is a spiritual being who worships Lord Ganesha and Shirdi’s Sai Baba. She keeps a picture of Shirdi’s Sai Baba in her purse at all times.
- She lives in a luxurious home on Mumbai’s Malad Link Road.